University College, Oxford

Type: Organization
Name: University College, Oxford
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil and the Attack on U.S. Democracy

Peter Dale Scott, one of the most perceptive and provocative political-historical thinkers of our time, addresses in this podcast interview the Deep State in the United States and the common patterns of the two great events in American history in the ... [Published Global Research - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Harrogate pupil wins scholarship to Oxford

A student at the St Aidan's and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form has won a scholarship to study at University College, Oxford.Stella Kremer, from Boston Spa, was awarded her scholarship for the organ which she will play at Oxford, as well as studying ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

UGC sets up review group to consider HKIEd's application for university title

************************************************************The following is issued on behalf of the University Grants Committee:The University Grants Committee (UGC) has, as invited by the Administration, set up a review group to examine the application ... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Education, Hong Kong, Review
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Huddersfield PM Harold Wilson scores 7/10 - now it's your turn to rank Britain's post-war Prime Ministers

Political expert scored Wilson 7/10 - what marks would you give our post-war PMs?Calculating. Classless, Calm.Three words which summed up Huddersfield -born Harold Wilson’s stint as Prime Minister.The summary came from respected University of Huddersfield ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Fitting tribute to our radical poet

When considering the re-development of the Bishopric area of Horsham, the removal of the water-feature ‘Rising Universe’ should be a priority - for two reasons.First, the fountain has nothing whatsoever to with the town’s most famous son, the romantic ... [Published West Sussex County Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

October Artwork of the Month: Clement Attlee by Ivor Roberts-Jones

Clement Attlee, British Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951, died.Clement Attlee was one of the twentieth century's most significant Prime Ministers. He was born in Putney in 1883, the seventh of eight children and educated at Northlaw School and University ... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Philip Dowson

was an architect whose practical Modernism reinvigorated Oxbridge quads but riled the Prince of Wales Sir Philip Dowson, who has died aged 90, was one of Britain’s most prominent post-war architects and, in later life, president of the Royal Academy of ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

City boy in Booker shortlist

The last two times I had written about Neel Mukherjee were for The Telegraph, when his first novel Past Continuous had come out, and when it had won the Vodafone-Crossword fiction award in July 2009 (along with Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies), Neel had ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Philip Dowson obituary

Snape Maltings concert hall at Aldeburgh. Philip Dowson, its architect, told a professional colleague: 'We've just got to go in there and leave without anyone knowing we've been.' Photograph: Arup Associates"There is indeed a crisis in architecture," ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Guardian Elitism

Worrying report in the Guardian today that Britain is “deeply elitist” because people educated at public school and Oxbridge have in effect created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission. ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The life of a Booker nominee

In its first year of including novels written in English from across the globe, the Man Booker long list boasts city boy Neel Mukherjee’s second novel, The Lives of Others. The British-Indian author speaks to Metro on the nomination, the book, his college ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]

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"This is an important exercise. The HKIEd is the major provider of schoolteachers in Hong Kong and the outcome of the exercise will have an important bearing on future generations of teacher students and on the teacher education sector. When undertaking the assessment we shall consider all essential issues from multiple perspectives. We will approach the review with an open mind and maintain a close dialogue with the HKIEd, the Administration and other stakeholders throughout the process" Sir Ivor said
...and his ability to be taken seriously by government, he prized the freehold out of them for a modest £5 million," noted Sir Michael Hopkins. "A bargain then, and the equivalent price today of a very small shoebox in Mayfair." Construction work to join the two buildings begins in 2015 (using designs by Sir David Chipperfield)
As Michael Hopkins, architect of the subtle yet distinct 1990s Glyndebourne Opera House , has said, "They [Arup Associates] showed us how to do a modern intervention – a concert hall seating 800 people – in a redundant agri-industrial building, making it seem effortless, as if it has always been there rising out of the reed beds. Now it is one of the most treasured places in England." It was this apparently effortless vernacular spirit that Dowson and his colleagues brought into the design of contemporary building types, especially...
..."I think Mama couldn’t bear to see me establishing any independence," Susan Chitty said later. "She eventually threw me out of our house, changing the locks and ordering me not to come back."

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The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil a... [Published Global Research - 22 hours ago]
Harrogate pupil wins scholarship to Oxford [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
UGC sets up review group to consider HKIEd's ap... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Oct 17 2014]
Huddersfield PM Harold Wilson scores 7/10 - now... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Oct 17 2014]
LETTER: Fitting tribute to our radical poet [Published West Sussex County Times - Oct 17 2014]
October Artwork of the Month: Clement Attlee by... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
Sir Philip Dowson [Published Telegraph - Sep 14 2014]
City boy in Booker shortlist [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
Sir Philip Dowson obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
Guardian Elitism [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 28 2014]
The life of a Booker nominee [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
Thomas Chitty [Published Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
Rio Tinto announces board changes [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]
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